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Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island

Community Health Alert posted: 07-Jul-2017 3:09 PM PDT

Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island. It is similar to fentanyl but can be 100 times more toxic. Reduce risk by:
• Never using alone
• Starting small
• Carrying naloxone
• Being close to help

For more information on overdose signs, prevention, resources, and to find an Overdose Prevention Service location near you visit: www.viha.ca/mho/overdose.htm

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We Care

Our staff has a long history of caring in the community, with many team members having worked for We Care for over 10 years. We Care staff are attracted to the organization by the firm’s dedication to serving those in need and its passion for caring. People who work in health care, who dedicate their skills to serving in the community, understand and believe in the importance of helping clients maintain their independence and dignity.more info

Address / Contact Info
2349 East Wellington Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 6V7
Phone: (250) 740-0035
Fax: (250) 740-0062
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Clinical Headings: 45
Community Headings: 23

Welcome Wagon

If you're new to our community, a new parent or new business owner, and want to know more about Nanaimo, give them a call for a free visit. Email welcometonanaimo@shaw.ca for more information.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 756-9794
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Clinical Headings: Education
Community Headings: Community Resource, Free Service

Wellington Dental Clinic

On entering the doors of Wellington Dental Clinic, you will find a warm, friendly, patient centered and wheelchair friendly office that puts you in charge. Our number one goal is to create the “smile of your dreams.”more info

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3180 Barons Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 4B5
Phone: (250) 758-1783
Fax: (250) 756-4032
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care
Community Headings: 23

Wellington Medical Clinic

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#84C-3200 N Island Hwy
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 1W1
Phone: (250) 740-2100
Fax: (250) 740-2114
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Family Practice

Westhill Dental Clinic

Westhill Dental Clinic offers family and cosmetic dentistry services. Focused on all aspects of dental care, we provide a wide range of dental services. We can restore missing or damaged teeth with high-quality dental fixtures and implants. Our cosmetic dentistry services also includes teeth whitening and dental inlays.more info

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Westhill dental clinic
109-1808 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5W4
Phone: (250) 754-9903
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care
Community Headings: 23

Westwood Lake Massage Therapy

Therapeutic Massage benefits people of all ages, and is an important part of your health maintenance plan. Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. Massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being, whether you have a specific health condition or are just looking for another stress reliever.more info

Address / Contact Info
216 Shiloh Dr
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 7C8
Phone: (250) 816-9150
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Community Headings: 23

Wheels for Wellness

Volunteer Transportation to non-emergency medical specialists appointment. A driver will pick you up at your home, deliver you to your appointment and deliver you back to your home. more info

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BC
Phone: (250) 338-0196
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Community Headings: Volunteer Resources

Wheels for Wellness Society

The Wheels for Wellness Society was formed in Comox by the owner of Designated Drivers in 1997. The purpose is to provide transportation to centralized medical appointments for those requiring it.more info

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1894 Bolt Avenue
, Comox, BC, V9M 2J4
Phone: 1(250) 338-0196
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Clinical Headings: Aboriginal Health, 45
Community Headings: 23

Wig & Breast Prosthesis Banks

Offering a wide range of donated wigs, headwear, permanent prostheses and bras to cancer patients throughout BC who have undergone surgery and cannot afford the cost of a wig or prosthesis.more info

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Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Woodgrove Dental Center

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Address / Contact Info
103-5070 Uplands Dr
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6N1
Phone: (250) 729-9787
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Dental Care, 45
Community Headings: 23